Archive for July, 2015

AQHA Political Action Committee Sets Goal to Derail S.A.F.E. Act Despite Huge Losses

July 21, 2015

It is a win, win situation for these organizations to support horse slaughter…they will get money for all the non-champions that they breed…

heatherclemenceau

money-bag-filled-with-moneyWritten by:  Heather Clemenceau

It’s no secret that the AQHA, the largest non-profit breed association in the world, takes the most destructive and inhumane approach to horse slaughter of any of the breed groups. On the one hand, they have a Mission Statement to ensure the American Quarter Horse is treated humanely, with dignity, respect and compassion at all times. However, the world’s largest breed registry needs a system to make room for the continuing mass production, hence their business model is to breed as many horses as possible (thus maintaining new memberships and registrations thus ensuring that they are a self-perpetuating entity) while discarding older  or surplus horses and horses with undesirable conformation to slaughter plants.

The AQHA also has a less-well known political action committee – AQHPAC which has set a goal of raising $250,000 by the 2016 elections, in part to fight the malicious…

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Never before released video footage of a shipment of live draft horses arriving in Japan

July 13, 2015

The Con-servatives support the live shipment of Canadian horses to Japan…to be eaten RAW….heave Steve & research who you vote for…The Japanese government was also feeding mercury laden dolphin meat to school children…ANYTHING for a $$$$$$

Canadian Horse Defence Coalition's Blog

As a follow up to our recently released information on the live draft horse shipments out of Calgary, Alberta, we are releasing this footage that has not been in general release until now.

This footage was taken in January and March 2015.  In the first segment we see 4 horses being loaded into a crate in Calgary that’s designed for three and which is against Canada’s Health of Animals regulations.  You can see the specific sections here (140.1 and 141.8)

We then see the unloading in Japan and can clearly see the crates that the horses have been confined in for many, many hours as well as the typical rough handling that is endemic in this industry.

We must also ask why the horses are not being led in one at a time rather than stampeding into the crates given that they all have halters on.  You would think that…

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